[Haskell-cafe] about Haskell code written to be "too smart"

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Tue Mar 24 19:24:52 EDT 2009

Conal Elliott ha scritto:
>     And advices to experienced Haskell programmers about how to document
>     their code so that it may help less experienced programmers.
> Manlio -- You may be missing the point of my suggestion, 

Ah, sorry.

> which is to 
> help people *find* code that suits them, rather than changing anyone's 
> coding style.  Optimizing code for one segment of readers is pessimizing 
> it for another.  Instead of dumbing down the smart code, I'd like to 
> help your friends to help each other find dumber code, *and* to help 
> others of us find smarter code.

This may be hard to do.

However I already suggested to start reading the Prelude code, from the 
Haskell Report.


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